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Harvard Students Call for Firing of Law Prof for Representing Harvey Weinstein

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/14/2019 at 3:00pm
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Harvard Law School professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. has taken a role on the defense team of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Now some students are protesting and calling for his firing.

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Lawyers for Boston Marathon Bomber Argue He Shouldn’t Have Been Tried in Boston

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/28/2018 at 3:00pm

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are appealing and trying to reverse his death sentence. They claim that he shouldn’t have been tried in Boston because the crime was too traumatic for everyone in the city to be objective.

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Trial date set for one of suspects in 2007 Christian/Newsom Torture Murders

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 6:30pm 12/16/2018 at 6:30pm
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The heart-wrenching, tragic final hours of Channon Christian (21) and Christopher Newsom (23) haunt me even today, almost twelve years after they endured an almost incomprehensible level of abuse, rape, and torture before finally dying at the hands of their brutal killers.

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‘License To Kill: The Murder Of Erik Scott’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 12/15/2018 at 4:00pm
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Erik Scott’s murder and subsequent cover-up are an unbelievably horrifying story and one you probably haven’t heard. Scott was murdered in a Costco parking lot by Las Vegas Metro cops. Scott’s senseless murder and surrounding events are blood boiling. It’s an unfortunate example of government corruption, of the perversion of the...

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China summons American envoy over Huawei CFO’s arrest in Canada

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 8:18pm 12/9/2018 at 8:18pm
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Canada recently arrested the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, who faces extradition to the United States on suspicion because U.S. trade sanctions against Iran.

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Trump Supports Rollback of “Clinton crime law that disproportionately harmed the African American Community”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 9:00am 11/15/2018 at 9:00am
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During a press conference on Wednesday with members of Congress and other partners, Trump announced support for the First Step Act, which is intended to give a second chance to former prisoners who have paid their debt to society.

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Will the Feds flip Julie Swetnick against Michael Avenatti?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 8:00pm 10/28/2018 at 8:00pm
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Here’s a thought experiment.

If you were a federal prosecutor, and given the choice, would you prioritize prosecuting:

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No Surprise: Police Shooter of Laquan McDonald Convicted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00pm 10/5/2018 at 8:00pm

Not that it ought to be any surprise to anybody who looked at the evidence, but Chicago Police Department officer Jason Van Dyke has just been found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

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Conclusion: “The activities of congressional Democrats and Dr. Ford’s attorneys likely affected Dr. Ford’s account”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 8:30am 10/1/2018 at 8:30am

The examination of Christine Blasey Ford by Arizona Sex Crimes Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell failed as a television event, but revealed many important details, casting serious doubt on Ford’s claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the summer of 1982.

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When justice becomes “social justice” there is no justice . . . or mercy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 6:00pm 9/23/2018 at 6:00pm

This post isn’t primarily about Kavanaugh and Ford, although obviously that’s the jumping-off spot. It’s about the larger issues that the controversy reflects, which have to do with the nature of justice.

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Illegal Immigrant Released by ‘Sanctuary City’ of Philadelphia Convicted of Child Rape

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/9/2018 at 3:00pm
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Prosecutors Drop All Remaining Charges Against Inauguration Day Rioters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/8/2018 at 4:00pm
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The far left rioters who acted out on Trump’s inauguration day have gotten a very lucky break. They’re getting away with all the bad behavior millions of Americans witnessed on TV and the internet. There will be no consequences because all remaining charges have been dropped.

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Former University Student Gets One Year in Jail for False Rape Allegation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00am 6/7/2018 at 10:00am

She probably won’t even serve the full year but this does send a message about false accusations.

The College Fix reports:

College student who invented gang rape sentenced to a year in prison

Nikki Yovino was facing six years in prison on charges of falsely reporting she was raped and “tampering with or fabricating...

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More Cases Dismissed by Prosecutors for Inauguration Day Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 9:00am 6/5/2018 at 9:00am
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The people who allegedly engaged in rioting on Inauguration Day 2017 in Washington, DC just scored more victories. The message being sent to the left is loud and clear.

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Pushes Theory That Sirhan Sirhan Wasn’t His Father’s Assassin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/27/2018 at 12:00pm
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Over the years, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has pushed wild theories about vaccinations, climate change and other topics. Now he is wading into the historic account of his father’s murder by suggesting Sirhan Sirhan wasn’t the shooter.

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Second Round of Inauguration Day Rioters Trials Start This Week

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00am 5/16/2018 at 9:00am
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In January of this year, prosecutors dropped charges against 129 of the people who rioted in Washington DC on Trump’s inauguration day. This week, the second round of defendants go on trial.

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The Conviction of Bill Cosby

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/28/2018 at 2:00pm
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On Thursday Bill Cosby was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand for acts committed in 2004.

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